Florin (Silver), Coin Type from New Zealand - detailed information

Florin (Silver), Coin Type from New Zealand (issued 1933 - 1946)
Coin TypeFlorin (Silver)

The composition of the New Zealand silver florin coins (1933 to 1946) was 50% silver, 40% copper, 5% zinc and 5% nickel.

In total (counting known proof mintages), 11,770,604 (12 mln) silver florins coins were minted in New Zealand.

Obverse

Effigy of the monarch, legend.

Silver florins were minted during the reigns of King George V and King George VI.

Obverse Inscription
Reverse

A kiwi standing facing left; above, NEW ZEALAND; below, ONE FLORIN [year]; after the date in small letters the artist's initials KG (Kruger Gray).

Reverse Inscription NEW ZEALAND ONE FLORIN [year]
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
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Florin (Silver): Details
CountryNew Zealand
CurrencyNew Zealand Pound
Sub-type ofFlorin
From1933
To1946
Face Value2 (x Shilling)
CurrentNo (demonetised 2006)
MaterialSilver
DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size28.500 mm
Mass11.300 g
Florin (Silver): Photos
ImageDetails
New Zealand 1940 florin
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Author:
Notes: Kiwi bird (1933 - 1946).
Source
Proof Coin - Florin (2 Shillings), New Zealand, 1933
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: King George V (1933 - 1936).
Source
New Zealand 1940 florin
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Author:
Notes: King George VI, Emperor (1937 - 1946).
Source